Khartoum 4-11-2022 (SUNA) - Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr. Jibril Ibrahim, met in his office this morning with the envoy of the President of the sisterly State of Eritrea, His Excellency Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, accompanied by the President’s advisor, Mr. Yemane Ghebreab, and the Eritrean ambassador to Sudan, Issa Ahmed Issa. The meeting dealt with ways to develop and strengthen the eternal relations between the two countries to serve the interests of the two peoples and the role that Eritrea can play in bringing the Sudanese parties closer together.
Dr. Gabriel Ibrahim, the envoy of the Eritrean President, was briefed on the challenges that his ministry faced in preparing the budget for the year 2022 , which depended on the country’s own resources, and stressed that his ministry is able to cover the expenses of running the state’s work, but there are difficulties in implementing large development projects and other difficulties related to the requirements of the peace agreement and the return of refugees and the displaced to their villages and reconcile their situation, and pointed out that the security arrangements item is going well. For his part, the envoy of the Eritrean president affirmed his country's support for Sudan and praised the great capabilities and excellent infrastructure in the field of agriculture that Sudan enjoys.
At the conclusion of the meeting, he praised Dr. Jibril Ibrahim distinguished relations between the two countries.